VIDEO FORECAST: Wintry Wednesday

Rain and lower elevation snow will make for tricky travel weather for your Wednesday.

Posted: Feb. 19, 2019 6:39 PM
Updated: Feb. 19, 2019 6:39 PM

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"here's a live look at ashland from the oregon shakespeare festival. "here's a live look at the caveman bridge in grants pass from taprock northwest grill. "here's a live look at the oregon coast from the port of brookings harbor. tonight: rain and snow will become more widespread throughout the night. the heaviest snow with this next system will occur after 10 pm and into the first to 1,500' into tomorrow morning. temperatures tonight will drop into the upper 30s along the coast, in the upper 20s and lower 30s west of the cascades and in northern california, and in the lower 20s in the cascades and klamath basin. a winter storm warning has been issued for the southern oregon cascades and for jackson county above 3,000' from 7 pm tonight until 10 pm tomorrow. new snow accumulations of 10-18" is possible with localized amounts up to 20" along the cascades and 6-14" above 3,000' in jackson county, including the cascade foothills and higher elevations of the umpqua divide. a winter weatheadvisory has been issued for the siskiyou mountains, where 6-12" is expected, for elevations above 1,500' in jackson, josephine and curry counties where 1-2" is expected above 1,500' and 3-6" is expected above 2,000', for central and western siskiyou county above 2,000' where 2-6" is expected with over 8" possible above 4,000', and for the klamath basin where 2-6" is expected. all advisories will go into effect from 7 pm tonight until 10 pm tomorrow. tomorrow: periods of rain and snow will continue through the day wednesday. travel could be pretty difficult for the morning commute for areas above 1,500' with snowy or slick roads possible. throughout the rest of the day, snow levels will fluctuate between 2,000'- 2,500' with more periods of rain and snow across southern oregon and northern california. road conditions will remain dicey under heavier snow showers while gusty winds lead to very low visibility. snow levels will drop tomorrow evening to likely less than 1,000'. our valley floors will likely see snow, but little accumulation is expected, mainly less than 1"; however, wet and snowy roads will make for slick and icy conditions across much of the region to start your thursday. extended: a few isolated snow showers could linger in our higher elevations on thursday. otherwise, slightly milder and quiet to end the week on friday. more active weather with rain, snow and fairly low snow levels for this weekend. hopefully you can enjoy some of the upcoming weather. thanks. [d5]new at 6-stinger new at 6 tonight -- it's taco tuesday...
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